Colombo, September 4 (Indian High Commission): The High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Gopal Baglay called on the Minister of Ports and Shipping, P. Rohitha Abeygunawardhana on September 4. They exchanged views on various matters of mutual interest and agreed on the importance of investment for enhanced connectivity between the two nations for prosperity and mutual benefit.
High Commissioner of India also called on the Minister of Trade of Sri Lanka, Hon. Bandula Gunawardhana on September 3. During the discussion, both sides exchanged views on ways to further develop the strong and mutually beneficial trade and investment ties between India and Sri Lanka. High Commissioner outlined India’s commitment to strengthen its economic partnership with Sri Lanka, including through trade and investment. He also spoke about the need to ensure greater use of digital means to sustain the interaction between businesses and governments on both sides in the current situation. In this context, they agreed to explore the possibility of organizing more sector-specific interaction involving business representatives of both countries.